Ayesha at Last

Ayesha at Last Review

A smart young Muslim Canadian woman navigates the complexities of career, love, and family in this lively homage to a Jane Austen classic. "While it is a truth universally acknowledged that a single Muslim man must be in want of a wife, there's an even greater truth: To his Indian mother, his own inclinations are of secondary importance." With that nod to Pride and Prejudice firmly in place, Jalaluddin lays the groundwork for a raucous story that mixes a zany cast of characters with a tightly wound plot.

Title:Ayesha at Last
Edition Language:English

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  • Miranda Reads

    "You're very honest.""I have been told it's one of my worst qualities." Ayesha is in her late twenties, unmarried and works for a living ( *cue the muted gasps of horror* ). As a modern Muslim, she w...

  • Meredith

    “Sometimes there were no words, only sunshine on your heart.”Ayesha at Last is a romantic comedy about marriage, love, and family in the Muslim culture. The plot loosely mirrors Pride and Prejudi...

  • Liz

    The editors don’t do this book any favors comparing it to Pride and Prejudice. Other than a similar quote at the beginning and two headstrong characters, there aren’t many similarities until you g...

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    Three point five, should I round it up or down ….Up, down , up down, funk you up, up for fantastically developed, amazingly-rounded, strong hero and heroine, sweet, enjoyable rom-com materials captu...

  • Erin

    Because while it is a truth universally acknowledged that a single Muslim man must be in want of a wife, there's an even greater truth:To his Indian mother, his own inclinations are of secondary impo...

  • Kaceey

    3.5*Well played. I was expecting my dose of romantic comedy. But I came away with an unexpected, profoundly deeper read! Heavy tones of race, religion, sexual equality and even fat shaming laced throu...

  • may ?

    i meant to write this a very long time ago and then i forgot oops heheMINOR SPOILERS AHEADthis book honestly had great potential. judging by the synopsis alone, it basically sounded like the greatest ...

  • Susanne  Strong

    3.5 Stars* (rounded up)Being yourself and following your heart is not always easy, nor is it allowed. In the Muslim culture, arranged marriages are often the norm. Ayesha, however, has never done what...

  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader

    Ayesha at Last is a modern-day retelling of Pride and Prejudice with a Muslim main character. I loved it! ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Ayesha is a modern Muslim and dreams of being a poet, but she has to forgo th...

  • Whitney Atkinson

    The premise and characters alone in this made it so groundbreaking and fun to read. I like that this book explored Islam from both a traditional perspective and a modern one, and how those two interac...